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47 Scales for Flamenco Guitar

47 Picados - Guitarra Flamenca

By Jorge Berges

Guitar (Classical) - Intermediate
47 Picados - Guitarra Flamenca. Composed by Jorge Berges. Technic. RGB Arte Visual. Flamenco. Book. With Text language: Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese. 84 pages. Published by RGB Arte Visual (MB.21471).

Item Number: MB.21471

ISBN 9780786675944. 8.25x11.75 inches. By Jorge Berges.

47 Flamenco Scales with musical notation and tab with the fingering for both right and left hands. This book deals with only one technical aspect: a more effective way of using scales (picados in flamenco terminology). Some of these scales are currently used by some foremost guitarists such as Paco de Lucia, Manolo Sanlucar, Gerardo Nunez, etc. Explained scales are used for playing by Bulerias, Tientos, Tangos, Colombianas, Rumba, Guajiras, Alegrias, Verdiales, Soleares, Fandangos, Tanguillos, Granaina, Tarantos y Tarantas. Additionally there are some preparatory exercises as how to attack the strings, exercises for right hand and left hand. Text in Spanish, English, French, German and Japanese A4 Format UK product number 801227058.

  • Prologue 
  • Hands on 
  • Finger nails 
  • How to attack the strings 
  • Preparatory exercise n¡ 1 
  • Preparatory exercise n¡ 2 
  • Preparatory exercise n¡ 3 
  • Symbols 
  • Preparatory exercise - n¡ 1 
  • Chromatic exercise - n¡ 2 
  • Symetric exercise (semitone-tone) - n¡ 3 
  • Flamenco scales in A Flamenco 
  • (Toque por Bujerias, Tientos, Tangos) 
  • Flamenco scales in A Major 
  • (Toque por Colombianas, Rumba, Guajiras, fiesta, Alegrias) 
  • Flamenco scales in A Menor 
  • (Armonica desde E, Toque por Bulerias, Verdiales) 
  • Flamenco scales in C 
  • (Toque por Alegrias) 
  • Flamenco scales in D 
  • Flamenco scales in Flamenco Phrygian mode 
  • (Tresillos, Toque por Soleares, Fandangos) 
  • Flamenco scales in E Major 
  • (Toque por Alegrias, Rumba, Tanguillos) 
  • Flamenco scales in E Menor 
  • (Toque por Alegrias en tono menor, Granainas, Rumba) 
  • Flamenco Phrygian scales 
  • (Toque por Tarantos y Tarantas) 
  • Jorge Berges 
  • Ratings + Reviews

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  • 2008-04-06 00:00:00.0 Few real flamenco scales

    These scales were very ordinary modal scales and not of the different "palos" unique to flamenco. Maybe I was hoping for too much.

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